Daily Archives : September 18, 2013

Belton Boys XC

Belton boys, girls XC finish second at Wildflower

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton High School Cross Country teams experienced great success at the Belton Invitational Cross Country meet held last Thursday at the Wildflower Country Club. The three-mile course was a combination of flat land and…

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Belton Robinson

Belton’s Robinson wins Saints’ NFL roster spot

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Former West Texas A&M and Belton High School running back Khiry Robinson has spent the last six weeks in the New Orleans Saints’ training attempting to realize a dream that very few players from Belton…

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Volleyball breaks

Volleyball breaks China Spring in four sets

By Tony Adams Sports Editor There’s a saying generally associated in basketball: you live by three, you die by the three. In Belton Lady Tigers’ Volleyball, it is jersey #3. That three is worn by Brieanne Brown. Brown’s 17 kills…

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Tiger Time

It’s Tiger Football time! | Stony Point comes in to kick off 2013 campaign

By David Tuma Publisher Belton started off the year lights out on defense last year, holding opponents to 12.7 points a game in the first five games. Belton gave up seven points and lost the first game in district but…

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Warm Welcome

Wishing you a warm welcome

By Christine Foster Journal Reporter The 2013 Leadership Belton Class, a program of the Belton Area Chamber of Commerce, has erected a gateway marker to welcome visitors to the City of Belton at the intersection of Loop 121 and Highway…

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New Bill Fort Hood

New Bill unveiled to support Fort Hood victims

Special to the Journal U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Congressman John R. Carter (R-TX 31) and Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX 25) announced new legislation, the Honoring the Fort Hood Heroes Act, to be introduced in both Houses of Congress that…

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State Fair

State Fair wows crowds with bulls, bands, fun

By Ke’Una Gates Journal Reporter Carnival rides, bull riding and live entertainment were just a few attractions at the annual Central Texas State Fair held at the Bell County Expo Center. The festivities started on Aug 30 and ran through…

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MPR Paddleboard

MPR welcomes kayak, paddleboard rental facility

By Halley Harrell Journal Reporter When Morgan’s Point Resort announced the opening of a new kayak trail at Belton Lake, people of all ages were delighted. For those who own boats and kayaks, the trail offers a new designated waterway…

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84thStatePres

84th State President • Reed Denton

Dr. Donnie Yeilding, President of Ben Milam DRT; Reed Denton, Children of the Republic of Texas President General (State President); and Dr. David Yeilding attend the CRT President General Reception at the Bell County Museum.

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USAirForceGrad

U.S. Air Force Graduate • Curtis J. Walters II

Air Force Airman Curtis J. Walters II graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical…

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